Here are a review of the Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 inch specs and what sets it aside from other mid-end laptops from this American multinational technology company. But first off, this laptop is a continuation of the Surface Laptop series that was first launched in 2017. The Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 inch features have been outlined below.
The Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 inch is quite portable which makes it easy to carry around. It also boasts of a lightweight design at 2.79 pounds. Its screen measures 15” and it has a resolution of 2496 x 1664 pixels (201 PPI) with a 3:2 aspect ratio. There are two color options for this device, where one sports a Matte Black color with metal palm rest and the other, a Platinum with metal palm rest.
The Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 inch does not adopt the 13.5” size of the other Microsoft surface laptop 3, hence, it sports a larger build. Specifically, this device has a dimension of 13.4” x 9.6” x .57” (339.5 mm x 244 mm x 14.69 mm). As such, if you’re out to get a larger device to work with, this would be it. Microsoft calls it the Surface Laptop 3 for Business.
There are different storage options when it comes to the 15-inch laptop. You can either settle for a model with 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB internal memory storage. On the same note, there are models with 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB DDR4 RAM respectively. At the end of the day, your choice of which determines on the workload you’ll put on it. If you’ll be gaming and carrying out other memory-intensive tasks, then you need a model with a bigger RAM size. The same goes with more inbuilt storage space if you’ll be backing up lots of files on your PC.
Processor and Software:
This computer works with an AMD processor. You’ll either find an AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Vega 9 built within it or an AMD Ryzen™ 7 3780U Mobile Processor with Radeon™ RX Vega 11. On the other hand, there’s a model featuring an Intel Core i7 chip. And for the software, users have the Windows 10 Pro (business) preloaded on this unit.
According to Microsoft, the Surface Laptop 3 15” can offer 11.5 hours of regular usage. This means you get long hours of battery life if you’re a moderate user.
The Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 inch costs $1,199 (£1,199, AU$1,999) and $1,299 (£1,279, AU$2,149) for the AMD and Intel models respectively. Despite the disparity in the price of these two variants, analysts believe the Intel model is the better option. Hence, one should not be blindsided by AMD’s variant lower price. Accordingly, the Intel variant offers longer-lasting battery, better WIFI connection, amongst others.
The Microsoft Surface laptop 3 15 is a great choice if you’re looking for a mid-range laptop that can provide seamless performance and long battery life for the price its worth.